One of WSDOT’s proposals for night time noise mitigation? Give residents earplugs. You heard right. WSDOT’s approach to mitigating night time noise during Montlake 520 construction is to offer the absolute minimum. Their ideas include:
- Provide earplugs and white noise machines to residents near the project area.
- Install temporary sound dampening drapes for residents.
- Provide hotel rooms for residents during high impact or extremely noisy operations.
Read the full Montlake Flyer post here: http://montlake.net/2018/02/wsdots-noise-solution-earplugs/